Tag Archives: China

China’s Strategic Caution

China has established a seven-decade-long record of strategic caution and a preference for diplomatic and paramilitary rather than military solutions to national security problems.

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Tillerson in Asia

With its short-term focus on what currently occupies the American mind (North Korea), the U.S. is actually playing into China’s hands in Asia.

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Avoiding War with China

In recent years, many American leaders have grown cavalier about nuclear war, especially with Russia, but there is also risk of a devastating conflict with China.

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East Asia’s Challenge: Resisting Hyper-Nationalism, Not Globalization

Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.

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The Liberal International Order: Just Who Shredded It?

Blaming Putin cannot cover up the noxious combination of collective U.S. amnesia and the transparent shift of accountability for the proper conduct in international affairs.

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India After the G-20 Summit

How does India fit into the world economy? Does the world’s soon to be most populous nation have a viable economic strategy?

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China and WWII’s “Sarajevo” Moment

Is a bridge in Beijing where the first shots of WWII were fired – back in July 1937?

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Hong Kong: China’s Elusive Jewel

Beijing’s approach to Hong Kong is part of the surge in Chinese nationalism engendered by economic success.

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Hong Kong: The West’s Last Colony

Hong Kong was the last significant Western colonial possession. Its handover to China marked the rise of Asia.

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The Handover of Hong Kong Revisited

July 1, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Britain handing Hong Kong to China.

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